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Prevalence of overweight and obesity among young people in Great Britain.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity in British young people (4-18 years) in 1997. DESIGN: Cross-sectional analysis of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey of young people. SETTING: Great Britain. SUBJECTS: Nationally representative sample of 1836 young people (age 4-18 years). RESULTS: The prevalence of obesity based on body mass index (weight/height(2)) and the International Obesity Task Force cut-offs was 4.0%, with a further 15.4% identified as overweight. A...

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Publisher copy:
10.1079/phn2003539

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Journal:
Public health nutrition
Volume:
7
Issue:
3
Pages:
461-465
Publication date:
2004-05-05
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EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:162209d1-fb02-4e5f-98ef-3e3f3eb370cc
Source identifiers:
429896
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pubs:429896

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